media:/ copies videos

Philip Rodrigues philip.rodrigues at
Fri Feb 24 13:42:42 GMT 2006

Patrick Trettenbrein wrote:

> Am Donnerstag, 23. Februar 2006 17:25 schrieb Dexter Filmore:
>> Does _not_ happen when going via normal paths, i.e. mount point.
>> Oh, forgot: KDE 3.4.3 here. Doesn't seem to happen on 3.5.0 on my test
>> box. Got no intention uf upgrading here tho, never touch a running
>> system.
> I heavn't checked this now but as far as i know there's the same problem
> present when you try to open a video file in Kaffeine from eg.
> "media:/dvd". Kaffeine won't play the video till the whole video has been
> copied to KDE's tmp directory. That's a little bit annoying. Using
> "/media/dvd" (it's a SuSE box) instead works fine.

ISTR seeing something like this on, or discussing the problem
with someone. I think it's fixed in the latest kaffeine version - perhaps
you can find some relevant discussion on

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